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  1. Newbie
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    #1

    Which one is correct?

    I can tend to open up with people with the passage of time...

    Or

    I tend to open up with people with the passage of time...

    Which one of these is correct or are both of them correct? Please reply soon. I'd highly appreciate that.

    Thank you.

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    Re: Which one is correct?

    I'm no grammar expert, but I'd choose the second one.

    The first one sounds awkward to my ears.

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    Re: Which one is correct?

    hi,
    is the 2nd one natural English?
    how about: I tend to open up with people as time goes by.
    also, could I use the verb ''to incline'' in this sentence? how would it be, please?
    thanks.

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    Re: Which one is correct?

    As time passes, I feel more comfortable with people and can open up with them.

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